Campus Stories

Strategic planning
The strategic planning working group focusing on Models for the New American Research University has been receiving input across a broad range of topics.
For the Record, Dec. 12, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Donor report
The University of Delaware invites the public to view the "2014 President's Report on Philanthropy," which is now available online.
Let the games begin
The University of Delaware Library held International Games Day on Nov. 15, drawing over 100 students, faculty and community members to the Morris Library to celebrate and learn about gaming activities on campus.
Lerner graduate celebration
Last week the University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics celebrated graduate students who will earn their degrees during fall and Winter Session.
Nobel Prize videos
Videos are now available in which UD faculty experts explain the work that won this year's Nobel Prizes.
Campus construction projects
UD has announced that the South Academy Street utility construction project, which involves the installation of new underground steam, condensate and chilled water piping, will begin on Monday, Dec. 15.
Career pathway for physicians
A new affiliation agreement between UD and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine provides a clear career pathway for high achieving individuals with a non-science-related background who want to become osteopathic physicians.
Board of Trustees
A new strategic planning initiative, faculty achievements, diversity efforts and STAR Campus programs were among the topics discussed during the Board of Trustees' semiannual meeting.
Mentoring partnership
The University of Delaware's Office of Admissions is partnering with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware in the Scholars By Choice program that is designed to guide high school juniors and seniors through the college admissions process.
Provost holds second town hall
Tuesday evening at the Trabant University Center, Provost Domenico Grasso led a second open-format, town hall meeting with the University of Delaware community.
Delaware Law Issues Update
The Delaware Law Issues Update hosted by UD's Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance provided expert perspectives on legal and corporate governance issues in the past and future.
Exchange of ideas
UD President Patrick Harker calls for thoughtful campus discussion on the issue of race in America.
Student video contest
The DENIN Ambassadors are inviting entries depicting personal environmental journeys in their third annual student video competition.
Sommelier certification
This year, UD students studying beverage management have the opportunity to receive their first-level certification as wine experts.
Community flood maps
Delaware Sea Grant has developed interactive flood risk awareness maps for several communities in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey and DNREC.
New 'UD Messenger'
The new University of Delaware Messenger, a magazine for alumni, parents and friends, can be viewed online.
Jan. 5-Feb. 5: USC winter events
The University Student Centers will host a variety of events throughout the month of January to keep winter Blue Hens warm and entertained throughout the academic session.
F.A.Q.
The University of Delaware's Winter Session 2015 offers a variety of options for students. Here are some frequently asked questions.
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Reliving Newtown in a college classroom

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 11, 2014

In an op-ed, University of Delaware senior Emily Floros of Newtown, Connecticut, writes about her reaction to coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary school and classroom discussions about ethics in journalism.

UD students protest grand jury decisions in march down Main Street

Newark Post, Dec. 8, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and "Black lives matter," protesters marched along Main Street on Saturday afternoon, expressing dissatisfaction with injustice nationally and locally. That was the third event that has taken place in Newark over the past two weeks, including a rally in front of UD's Memorial Hall and a "die-in" in the Trabant University Center.

UD's Harker: Dollars, value, globally warmed chickens

Cape Gazette, Dec. 5, 2014

At the global level, University of Delaware President Patrick Harker told members of the press in Lewes that UD, through engineering and environmental technologies, is helping to “bend the curve” to help ease the pressure on natural resources.

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